Denton HS chess team finished second at Region 3 (1-19-13) and finished first at Region 2 (2-2-13). Denton High School is located in the Texas Chess Association Region 2 so is now the Region 2 chess team champion. Both tournaments were covered by the Denton Record-Chronicle, the local newspaper. In the Region 3 tournament, William was first individual and Luis was tenth individual.

Six Denton High School chess players competed. At the Region 2 tournament, three Denton High School players competed. William was second individual, Austin was third individual, and Luis was fourth individual. Alex showed one of his games from the Region 3 tournament. When showing the game on the Smart Board (demonstration board on a screen), he paused it at critical points so his classmates could analyze (on their boards) what should happen next.